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Covid-19 Case Update February 21, 2021 6:00 pm


  Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on February 21, 2021. Last updated February 20, 2020.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information -  As of February 21 in Suffolk County

COVID-19 Viral Testing: On February 20:

  • 13,033  COVID-19 tests were administered
  • 2,808,691  total tests have been administered since March
  • 513  new cases were reported
  • 158,029  total cases have been reported since March
  • 5.6% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 3.9% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 4.1% positive on a 7-day average
  • 4.2% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 4.3% positive on a 7-day average
  • COVID-19 CASE TRACKER Map, Suffolk County

Antibody Testing Suffolk County

  • 38,994  individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
  • 338,728  total were tested for antibodies

Fatalities, Suffolk County

  • 9 fatalities
  • 3,031  total fatalities

Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data from February 20, 2021

  • 447 individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 17 in 24 hours
  • 38 were new admissions
  • 99 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), no change  in 24 hours
  • 65 patients were in the ICU and intubated
  • 49  were discharged since the last report
  • 11,495  discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County

  • 3,195  hospital beds, 940  available, 29%
  • 433 ICU beds, 115  available, 27%

Daily Hospitalizations Summary – Long Island


COVID Micro-Clusters - New rules and restrictions directly target areas with the highest transmission of COVID-19 cases & surrounding communities

New York State Contact Tracing information

New York State Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard – Long Island

New York State COVID-19 School Reporting

Complaints about Noncompliance with Covid-19 Guidelines

  • Report Unsafe Business Practices here.
  • To report an in-progress noncompliant event that requires immediate response by law enforcement, call 631-852-COPS.

New York Forward Reopening Guide

  • Phase 1 – Construction: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting; Retail Trade; Manufacturing; Wholesale Trade; Higher Education, Research
  • Phase 2 – Offices; Real Estate; Essential & Phase II In-Store Retail; Vehicle Sales, Leases & Rentals; Retail Rental, Repair & Cleaning; Commercial Building Management: Hair Salons and Barbershops; Outdoor & Take-Out/Delivery Food Services
  • Phase 3 – Food Services; Personal Care
  • Phase 4Higher Education; Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools; Low-Risk Outdoor Arts & Entertainment; Low Risk Indoor Arts & Entertainment; Media Production; Professional Sports Competitions with No Fans; Malls; Gyms and Fitness Centers; Gaming Facilities; Movie Theatres; Ski Facilities

COVID-19 Guidance
Includes information on Isolation and Quarantine, FAQs Regarding School Reopening, Tips for Celebrations, and Guidance for Employers

COVID-19 Resources and Services in Suffolk County
Includes information on viral and antibody testing, telemedicine, blood plasma donations, mental health resources, low income resources, support and relief programs, resources for families with children, and more.





Categories: Health, COVID-19


Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901